This award recognises employers that have made a major effort in creating a distinct employer brand, creating an identity for themselves as accessible, flexible organisations. Evidence should be provided of the benefits it has brought to t More...13 October 2009 16:02
Deloitte has launched a competition to win two weeks' paid work experience and a trip to Singapore for students who suggest bright ideas that help to deliver the London 2012 Olympic games. The business advisory firm launched the competition invitin More...06 October 2009 16:16
Now in its ninth year, the Top 40 Power Players aims to recognise HR's most prominent and influential professionals; those who have played a part in bringing people issues to the top of the business agenda and been a shining light for th More...28 September 2009 09:00
By Gill Hibberd, president of the Public Sector People Managers' Association More...06 July 2009 09:05
Boots has ended its commitment to industry-recognised ethical trading standards designed to protect workers from exploitation and forced labour. The retailer's decision to pullout of the Ethical Trading Initiative has sparked criticism that More...15 June 2009 16:08
As the recession drags on, corporate social responsibility risks finding itself on the back-burner. But will it stay there when the economy picks up? And is it a valuable contributor to the business, or just a sop to those who feel guilty about working in the corporate sector? Kate Hilpern investigates. More...20 May 2009 08:00
Employees at cereal maker Kellogg's are being given Friday afternoons off over the summer - providing they have already worked their contracted hours. The summer hours scheme, now in its sixth year, runs from May to September and means staff finish More...08 May 2009 06:34
B&Q employees have been rated among the most engaged in the world for the third time running, according to a global survey. The home improvement retailer is one of only eight organisations worldwide to win the Gallup Great Workplace Award three More...18 March 2009 08:01
'Old-fashioned' employers are failing to support staff to use new technologies like Twitter or Facebook to communicate with peers, a survey has warned. A report by broadband provider BT Business found that one in six of employees aged between 18 and More...09 March 2009 16:30
Organisations that do not reduce executive pay and bonuses could be harbouring a "ticking time-bomb" of retention and engagement problems, according to the CIPD. Charles Cotton, reward adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, More...09 March 2009 14:29
First Direct has been named as the first bank to receive the Carbon Trust Standard , thanks to the work of its HR function. T he bank received the award after staff were motivated to slash carbon emissions by more than 14% in one year - More...03 March 2009 11:19
The boss of HSBC is expected to for go millions of pounds in bonuses as the bank embarks on a record-breaking cash call to shore up its balance sheet. HSBC chief executive Michael Geoghegan and other members of the HSBC board will attempt to More...02 March 2009 09:53
Should your employer brand go into hibernation? Neil Harrison, head of research and planning, TMP Worldwide Hibernation seemed like a pretty sound option for the UK working population earlier this month when eight inches of snow descended on More...19 February 2009 00:00
HR has gone through a number of image overhauls over the years, but how much has it really changed? Five HR professionals who started out in each decade from the 1960s to the Noughties reveal how it was for them.
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HR chiefs have called for the function to forge closer partnerships with marketing departments after claims that the profession could steal elements of HR's job. Penny de Valk, chief executive of the Institute of Leadership and Management, said las More...08 December 2008 07:12
What is it like to be declared one of the Best Places to Work in HR? Some of this year's winners describe what receiving the coveted awards mean to them.
Ruth Ovens and the team at Wilts Wholesale Electrical, Angela Dyer from Castle Morpeth Borough More...27 October 2008 14:49
Last month, Personnel Today published exclusive research dispelling some of the myths about younger workers .
So-called Generation Y employees - mainly those born in the 1980s - are traditionally thought to care less about More...14 October 2008 14:23
All 16,000 Pizza Hut staff have tasted the restaurant chain's new dishes as part of their training for its transformation to Pasta Hut, HR director Jayne Little has revealed. It took two weeks to take all 700 managers to the firm's London headq More...10 October 2008 07:01
The threat of sensationalised media coverage of tribunal claims leaves many employers with little option than to settle a claim to escape the damage to its reputation and that of its executives, despite often having a solid case for the defence. It also More...05 September 2008 10:03
Police have been banned from putting their hands in their pockets or using personal mobile phones in public as part of a new clampdown. A dress and behaviour guide issued by Norfolk Police also requests police wear long-sleeved shirts to cover up 'in More...02 September 2008 11:20